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Chao'an District

Chao'an


潮安区


Chaoan
Country People's Republic of China
Province Guangdong
Prefecture-level city Chaozhou
Area
 • Total 1,231 km2 (475 sq mi)
Population
 • Total 1,076,500
 • Density 870/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (China Standard)
Website www.chaoan.gov.cn
Chao'an

(the former county)
Chinese 潮安
Postal Chaoan
Haiyang
Traditional Chinese 海陽
Simplified Chinese 海阳
Postal Haiyang

Chao'an (Chinese: 潮安; pinyin: Cháo'ān) is a district of Chaozhou City in eastern Guangdong Province. It was Chao'an County until June 2013, when it became a district of Chaozhou.[1] The former county was known as 'Haiyang' until 1914.

It has an area of 1,238.77 km2 (478.29 sq mi) and a population of 1,076,500.[2] It is under the jurisdiction of Chaozhou prefecture-level city.

Administrative divisions [ edit ]

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ 潮州市潮安县“撤县建区”获批准. Nanfang Daily. 2013-08-09. Archived from the original on 2013-10-05. Retrieved 2013-08-18.
  2. ^ "Profile of Chao'an County" (in Chinese). Official website of Chao'an County Government. Retrieved 2008-09-30.

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Coordinates: 23°43′22″N116°31′08″E / 23.7228°N 116.519°E / 23.7228; 116.519



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